Film Screening: Partners of the Heart
Partners of the Heart tells the story of Vivien Thomas, an African American determined to make something of himself during the time of segregation, and his relationship with Alfred Blalock, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Thomas, initially hired as a janitor, was soon promoted by Blalock to learn the complexities of surgery, eventually becoming a trainer of novice surgeons and a major force in the advancement of African Americans in medicine. This event is free and open to the public.
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Location: Tompkins-McCaw Library - LIMERC, Rm. 2-012
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Reserve your seat today at: http://www.library.vcu.edu/events/detail.html?ID=39191